Mealworm cookies

Try making these mealworm biscuits, which will surprise you with their unusual sweet and savoury taste.

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  • 50 g mealworms
  • 115 g unsalted softened butter
  • 100 g crystal sugar
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 5 ml vanilla extract
  • 180 g plain flour
  • 2,5 g baking soda
  • 2,5 g salt
  • 50 g chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. In a frying pan, fry the mealworms over medium heat until crispy (about 3-4 minutes).
  3. In a large bowl, beat the butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until fluffy.
  4. Stir in the eggs and vanilla extract.
  5. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda and salt.
  6. Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and stir gently until combined.
  7. Stir in the mealworms and chocolate chips.
  8. Form cookies on the prepared baking sheet (about one tablespoon of dough per cookie) and bake for 10-12 minutes or
  9. until edges are golden brown.
  10. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

You can also prepare the mealworms in the oven by spreading them out on a baking sheet and baking at 180°C for 10-12 minutes.
For a healthier option, try replacing the chocolate chips with dried fruit or chopped nuts.

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